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To celebrate British sandwich week, we’ve made the ultimate ham sandwich.

This mouthwatering creation combines the deliciousness of Houghton Ham with a medley of complementary ingredients, resulting in a symphony of flavours that will tantalize your taste buds. Whether you’re a sandwich connoisseur or simply looking for a delightful lunch option, the ultimate Houghton Ham sandwich is sure to satisfy your cravings.

Ingredients: To create the ultimate Houghton Ham sandwich, gather the following ingredients:

  1. Freshly baked white or sourdough bread: Choose a bread with a crispy crust and soft interior to provide the perfect foundation for the sandwich.
  2. British Free Range Houghton Ham: High-quality, sliced Houghton Ham to ensure a tender and savoury experience.
  3. Cheddar cheese: The sharp and creamy cheddar adds a delightful contrast to the ham.
  4. Salted butter: Spread a thin layer of salted butter on the bread to enhance the richness and add a hint of saltiness.
  5. Dijon mustard: The tangy kick of Dijon mustard adds a zesty element that cuts through the richness of the ham and cheese.
  6. Beef tomatoes: These ripe and juicy tomatoes provide a refreshing burst of flavor.
  7. Shredded romaine lettuce: The crisp and fresh romaine lettuce complements the other ingredients with its mild, leafy taste.

Assembly: Let’s assemble the ultimate houghton ham sandwich:

  1. Begin by slicing the loaf so you have two pieces; lightly toast them.
  2. Spread a thin layer of salted butter on both halves of the bread.
  3. Add a generous layer of Dijon mustard on both slices.
  4. Sprinkle a generous amount of shredded romaine lettuce.
  5. Slice the beef tomatoes and arrange them over the lettuce.
  6. Arrange a few slices of cheddar cheese over the tomatoes.
  7. Layer the sliced Houghton Ham on top of the cheese.
  8. Close the sandwich by placing the other half of the bread on top.

Enjoying the Ultimate Houghton Ham Sandwich: Now that the sandwich is assembled, it’s time to relish in the flavours. Take a bite and experience the harmonious blend of the tender Houghton Ham, creamy cheddar, and the refreshing crunch of the romaine lettuce. The salted butter adds a hint of richness, the tangy Dijon mustard cuts through, while the juicy beef tomatoes bring a burst of natural sweetness. Each mouthful offers a tantalizing combination of textures and tastes.

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Houghton Hams Ltd. 58 - 68 Tenter Rd, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6AX
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